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Coal production goes up by 11 per cent in November

Of the top 37 mines in coal production, as many as 24 mines produced more than 100 per cent and the production of five mines stood between 80 and 100 per cent.

Statesman News Service | New Delhi |

India’s total coal production increased by 11.66 per cent to 75.87 Million Ton (MT) from 67.94 MT during November 2022 as compared to November 2021.

As per the latest figures of the Ministry of Coal, during Nov 2022, Coal India Ltd (CIL) registered a growth of 12.82 per cent, whereas Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) and captive mines/others registered a growth of 7.84 per cent and 6.87 per cent respectively.

Of the top 37 mines in coal production, as many as 24 mines produced more than 100 per cent and the production of five mines stood between 80 and 100 per cent.

The power utility despatch has increased by 3.55 per cent to 62.34 MT during November 2022 as compared to 60.20 MT the previous year.

Coal-based power generation has registered a growth of 16.28 per cent in Nov 2022 as compared to Nov 2021 and the overall power generation in November 2022 has been 14.63 per cent higher than the power generated in November 2021.